Russ Is First Hip-Hop Artist To Go Platinum With No Features Or Production Help: Report

Hate him or love him, you possibly can’t deny the truth that Russ is a fairly rattling proficient artist. You might not like the way in which carries a chip on his shoulder or perhaps talks down on some youthful rappers or what they rap about, however the ATL native is a one-man machine creating charting hits. Hell, some individuals get mad when Russ refers to himself as a producer-engineer-songwriter-rapper, which ANYONE would too if they may say all that, however Russ lives that life for actual. In truth, Russ is a lot extra proficient than what he will get credit score for that he’s quietly doing issues within the hip-hop world that nobody has ever performed earlier than. For occasion, Russ is reportedly the very first artist in hip-hop to go platinum with no options, whereas additionally dealing with the ENTIRE manufacturing on the album as nicely. He did such a feat on his newest mission, There’s Really A Wolf.

This accolade was shared on Russ’ IG web page Monday morning, earlier than Hot 97’s Ebro gave him some reward and confirmed love by reposting it as nicely. 

Now you is perhaps pondering what about J. Cole? He went platinum with no options as nicely, however he did not deal with the mission’s ENTIRE manufacturing. Apparently Cole did about 75% his KOD album and Forest Hills Drive, however not the total factor, making Russ the lone “wolf” to achieve such a feat.

Check out the IG posts (beneath) and congrats to Russ.